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Copenhagen vs Seattle
Cph vs Sea

Average net salary (After tax)

Seattle
Copenhagen

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Cph
Outside city centre
Sea
Cph

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Cph
Outside city centre
Sea
Cph

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sea
Cph
Outside city centre
Sea
Cph

Mortgage rates

Seattle
4.5%
Copenhagen
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Seattle
Copenhagen

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sea
Cph

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Sea
Cph

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sea
Cph

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sea
Cph

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seattle
Copenhagen

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sea
Cph
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Sea
Cph
White bread 500g
Sea
Cph
Eggs 12
Sea
Cph
White rice 1kg
Sea
Cph

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seattle
Copenhagen

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Sea
Cph
Beef round 1kg
Sea
Cph
Local cheese 1kg
Sea
Cph

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sea
Cph
Lettuce 1 head
Sea
Cph
Tomatoes 1kg
Sea
Cph

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sea
Cph
Oranges 1 head
Sea
Cph
Bananas 1kg
Sea
Cph

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Sea $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Sea $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seattle
4.5%
Copenhagen
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seattle are 17.14% higher than in Copenhagen

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Sea $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Sea $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Sea $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sea
Cph
Market 0.5L bottle
Sea
Cph

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sea
Cph
Market 0.33L bottle
Sea
Cph

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seattle
5
Copenhagen

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sea
Cph

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Sea
Cph

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Sea
Cph
1 pair men's leather shoes
Sea
Cph

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seattle
$15.33
Copenhagen
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth